Dan writes - "The current crop of consoles have been out for six years and now you’re ready to make the jump. Well congratulations, you are getting yourself in to one of the longest console life cycles ever and we’re only about halfway through.There are three main competitors in this race, Microsoft’s Xbox 360, Sony’s PlayStation 3, and Nintendo’s Wii. Now all of these consoles are great for different types of people, so you have to figure out what kind of gamer you are. Are you the casual gamer who only plays family friendly games and the occasional big release? Or are you the hardcore gamer who plays every Call of Dutyfor hours on end? Or are you in the middle; the average gamer who plays a bit of everything? "